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    • Racing for the Bomb

    • The True Story of General Leslie R. Groves, the Man Behind the Birth of the Atomic Age
    • By: Robert S. Norris
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 23 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Revealed for the first time in Racing for the Bomb, Groves played a crucial and decisive role in the planning, timing, and targeting of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki missions. Norris offers new insights into the complex and controversial questions surrounding the decision to drop the bomb in Japan and Groves' actions during World War II, which had a lasting imprint on the nuclear age and the Cold War that followed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By Jean on 04-22-15

    Regular price: $34.94